Welcome to the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Association:
the official website for members, media and everyone interested in breeding, buying, racing and learning about the New Zealand thoroughbred horse.

Grateful thanks to equine photographer Trish Dunell for the beautiful photos in our banner set.


Latest News:

Hardline's breeder Bill Hurlstone ecstatic with Karaka Million win ››
29 Jan 2015 | By Michelle Saba Taranaki based breeder Bill Hurlstone was lucky enough to be on hand to see Hardline (Showcasing[GB]- Midnight Breaker), blitz his rivals to win the restricted listed Karaka Million at Ellerslie
NZ Equine Industries Sign Bio-Security Deal With Government ››
29 Jan 2015 | By Radio NZ Equine industries yesterday announced that an agreement has been signed with the New Zealand government aimed at protecting the health and welfare of all horses in the country.
Gaultier shows his class at Trentham ››
20 Jan 2015 | By Michelle Saba “He is the best horse we have bred by miles, and it’s a great pedigree update for his half-brother in the NZB Festival Sale".
NZB Insurance Pearl Bonus Scheme sees big results ››
19 Jan 2015 | By Michelle Saba/Nicola Griffiths In the past two months seven lucky filly owners and trainers have each taken home up to an extra $11,500 in bonus prize money thanks to the Pearl Series Bonus Scheme.
Champion stallion O'Reilly sadly dies ››
02 Jan 2015 | By NZ Racing Desk Champion stallion O'Reilly has died. Waikato Stud staff awoke on Wednesday to find the stallion dead in his paddock, most likely from a heart attack.

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Nominations have opened for NZB Insurance 2015 Pearl Series.
here for enrolment details



The 2014 Stallion Register is now available and has been mailed to every current NZTBA member as part of their subscription. 
If you wish to receive a copy click here to become a member. 


The 2014 Sunline Trust International Management Scholarship winner, Robert Dennis, has now completed his final leg at Taylor Made Farm in Kentucky, USA.

here to read his latest blog


Visit the New Zealand Racing
Hall of Fame here


Dates to Remember

Karaka Yearling Sales
26th January - 1st February, 2015 



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